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27 May 2022

Full-Time Code Enforcement Officer – Community Development

Clark County Human Resources – Posted by Clark County Human Resources Vancouver, Washington, United States

Job Description

Job Summary


Performs duties related to the enforcement of County codes and regulations in an officer or coordinator capacity.  Responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to,  conducting field investigations, communicating with citizens, gathering pertinent information, preparing written reports, analyzing and interpreting the applicable code, determining appropriate enforcement action and pursuing legal remedies through the appeal hearings process.   Contacts occasionally are adversarial in nature and the employee must use skill and judgment to resolve both technical and interpersonal problems in code compliance.



Education and Experience:


  • High school or vocational school graduation or GED certificate.
  • Two years of related field experience in planning, zoning or building code enforcement, including direct contact with the public; or Three years of related experience conducting code violation investigations within a local government planning/community development office or department.
  • Any combination of education or experience that provides the desirable skills, knowledge and abilities equal to three years.
  • Current building inspector certification may be a requirement for certain positions in this classification.
  • Must possess, or have ability to obtain, a valid driver’s license at the time of hire.



Knowledge of: Legal process, enforcement of codes, laws and regulations pertaining to building construction, Clark County zoning ordinances and nuisance ordinance; conflict management and resolution techniques; governmental regulations, policies and procedures; principles and practice of communications.


Ability to: Communicate technical information and requirements in a clear and accurate fashion both verbally and in writing; develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, management personnel, and the general public; apply discretion, judgment and organizational skills to a variety of projects, assignments and situations;  good public speaking skills required to conduct hearings in a comprehensive manner; ability to elicit voluntary compliance with County codes and regulations; and work independently.     Field inspections require the physical ability to climb, hike and walk in all types of terrain for some distance.  Operate automobile safely.


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Salary Grade: Local 307.112 ($29.24 – $35.64) per hour

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 59 days.

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